Monthly Archives: June 2011

Spit Bridge to Manly walk

Winter sunshine now in abundance, we embarked on a series of weekend walks. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is pretty much the second most famous walk in Sydney after the Bondi – Coogee walk. It’s a nice walk, … Continue reading

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Sydney Swans vs. Collingwood

MDF knew someone from where she was volunteering who had special corporate tickets to an Aussie Rules Football game. They couldn’t go – so MDF and I got the tickets! YES – Pommies on the loose to learn about Aussie … Continue reading

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What is Football?

Here in Australia there is great confusion about what they call ‘Football’. Yes – that’s right. And not just the American type of confusion where it’s wrongly called Soccer – no much worse than that – THEY CALL PRETTY MUCH … Continue reading

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MDF’s New Job

The news this week is that MDF has got a new job! (Well it would be news this week, if it was actually June 23rd as I write this – but we’ll gloss over that and pretend that it really … Continue reading

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Sydney Film Festival – Toomelah

Continuing the winter ‘arts’ season in Sydney, there is the Sydney Film Festival. We thought we’d better check something out – and being Pommies we decided we’d better watch something Australian (to help us understand how Australia works 🙂 ) … Continue reading

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Vivid Sydney

Sydney is supposedly not as ‘cool’ as Melbourne arts-wise. OH YEAH? So where is your festival of light Melbourne? AH YES – You don’t have a nice Opera House to shine your lights on? DO YOU? Anyway, Vivid Sydney is … Continue reading

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Snakes and shopping at Chatswood

Yeah, so this was a Sunday, and MDF was out somewhere or other, and I needed to get some new clothes, so I went to Chatswood. Yeah of course where else would I go shopping. I wasn’t very inspired and … Continue reading

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